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Balraj Sahni

Born:01 May 1913
Died:13 Apr 1973

Balraj Sahni filmography (Most recent movies)

Jallianwala Bagh (1987)Thanks to, ActorBuy

Muqabla (1979)ActorBuy

Amaanat (1977)ActorBuy

Garam Hawa (1973)Actor

Hanste Zakhm (1973)ActorBuy

Hindustan Ki Kasam (1973)ActorBuy

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Balraj Sahni biography

Balraj Sahni was born on May 1, 1913 and passed away on April 13, 1973. He was a famous Hindi film actor. His real name was Yudhishthir Sahni. He belonged to a Punjabi Khatri family .Sahni went from his native Rawalpindi to study in the University of Harvard. He completed his Masters degree in English Literature from Lahore and then went back to Rawalpindi and joined his family business. He also held a Bachelor's degree in Hindi.

Sahni was always interested in acting, and started his acting career with the plays of the Indian People's Theatre Association.
He started his film career in Mumbai with the film Insaaf in the year 1946, followed by Dharti Ke Lal directed by KA Abbas in 1946, Door Chaleinin 1946, and other films. But it was in 1953, with Bimal Roy's ...By prachi» read full biography

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Some of the notable performances of Balraj Sahni are in "Kabuliwallah","Aamanat", "Waqt", "Haste Zakham", "Do Raste", "Ek Phool Do Mali", "Jalianwalabagh", "Haqueekat', "Aasra", "Bhabi" and many more. But the landmark of his film career can be traced in M.S Sathyu's "Garam Hawa"which is based on the dilemma caused by the Partition. In a word, Balraj is superb in this film. Unfortunately, this brilliant actor has not been natinally acclaimed as he deserved.By Dipen Guha

Balraj Sahni came to lime-light in his outstanding performance in Bimol Roy's "Do Bigha Zamin". In a sequence he required to pull a rikshaw speedily on the streets of Kolkata. In order to bring authenticity he had to practise rikshaw-pulling. In the scorching heat of the sun, the bare-feeted Balraj had to pull on the rikshaw with a passanger on. The shot has been treasured as an asset as one of the best scenes ever captured in camera.By Dipen Guha

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